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Everyone on Board dies as Cuban Military plane crashes into mountain

An Antonov An-26 aircraft owned by Cuban airline AeroGaviota came down near the western province of Pinar Del Rio just 50 miles from the capital Havana...killing everyone on board
The plane that crashed was an Antonov An-26 aircraft owned by Cuban airline AeroGaviota, similar to this one (stock photo)
The area where the plane came down is known as Las Lomas de San Cristóbal that is 'difficult to access by land'.


Reports suggest that eight people on board died in the crash.
The turboprop plane is thought to have taken off from the country's Baracoa Airport which regularly offers domestic flights.
The Cuban News Agency reported: 'The eight military personnel on board, including the crew, died.
'A commission of the Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces is investigating the causes of the accident.'

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